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Dr. Martens 1460 Reviews

481 reviews
total

Overall Rating:

8%Rated 5 stars

0%Rated 4 stars

12%Rated 3 stars

36%Rated 2 stars

44%Rated 1 stars

Customer Fit Survey:

68% "Felt true to size"

84% "Felt true to width"

76% "Moderate arch support"

Additional 136 1460 Dr. Martens Reviews

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July 18, 2006

Brian

from Ney York

I used to buy these years ago, and although the look is the same, the shoe has changed now that they are made in Asia, not the same quality they used to be. I think they run a little narrow as well.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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April 20, 2006

Adam

from Massachusetts

Dr. Martens - They broke in very easily, within a couple of days. I purchased them primarily for riding my motorcycle, good thing because if you stand in them for to long you will definitely feel it. Overall, they perform well for what I purchased them for, so no real complaints here.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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March 24, 2006

Anonymous

from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

still trying to break in - I've been wearing these docs for almost 2 weeks now, and they still aren't broken in. They feel really stiff and continue to give me blisters. Originally I got my usual size, but had to go down one because they were too big. They still feel a little big, and make my feet look huge! I'm beginning to regret purchasing these docs, which is a shame because I've wanted a pair of red doc martens boots forever.

Brands I'd also recommend: Keen, Rocket Dog

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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October 16, 2013

Bill

from Spokane

I've been wearing Docs since the '90s. This is the second pair of boots I've gotten rid of. Anyone else have this issue? The heel cup top cuts into the achilles tendon. This is a serious problem. After walking all day it feels like a razor blade. I don't think it is confined to this style, as another style I had did the same. Don't get me wrong, these boots are beautiful! Amazing. Look just like the photo. But they are not comfortable. I know the pop sound as the ankle bends on the right boot would get to me over time, and the way the top of the boot digs into my calf. But right away I knew that breaking in wouldn't be enough. I'll be buying something not Docs next time. Wish they felt as great as they look, but I don't care how nice they are if they can't be worn all day. Now Keens are another story.

Brands I'd also recommend: Keen, Patagonia, Teva, Birkenstock

Overall Rated:2 stars!

Comfort Rated:2 stars!

Style Rated:2 stars!

 

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September 3, 2013

Anonymous

from Bay Area, California

Other reviewers are right that the leather on these boots seems a lot like plastic. That's a bit unnerving, but the real problem with it is that the boots are super stiff, especially where the top hits my calf. I feel like I would injure myself walking down the street. So they're going back.

Overall Rated:2 stars!

Comfort Rated:2 stars!

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February 7, 2013

Thomas

from United States

I have three pairs of Dr Martens that I purchased in the early 80's and they still wear/look great. I bought a pair last year cheap Chinese imports and they wore out in nine months. BY THE UK VERSIONS...they are worth the price!

Overall Rated:2 stars!

Comfort Rated:2 stars!

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April 17, 2011

Anonymous

from SOuth Carolina

This boot was way too wide for my usually-medium width foot. I would hae had to wear two pairs of heavy socks to make them work.

Overall Rated:2 stars!

Comfort Rated:2 stars!

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April 13, 2011

Jake D

from Roanoke, VA

These boots are cheap imitations of the English ones that lasted me from 1993 to 2001. The leather is flimsy and thin. I can't imagine these boots lasting a year with regular wear. The money is too much for these cheap, junky boots. I'd imagine the for life docs are the quality of the older ones, but they are twice the price. If you owned a pair of docs back in the day, these are no where near the quality you remember. They run a little big for me. A US 11 fits me perfectly. The UK 10 feels about 1/2 size too large. All that said, the footbed is mighty comfortable. Save your money for a pair of real doc martens. The standard issue ones are garbage.

Overall Rated:2 stars!

Comfort Rated:2 stars!

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December 4, 2010

Anonymous

 

The 1460 is a sweet boot, but feels a little small. I also cannot break this boot in. I'm about ready to run them over with a car a few times to break in. Otherwise I cannot count on wearing this boot for more than a few hours and when I know I don't have far to walk.

Overall Rated:2 stars!

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November 12, 2010

Anonymous

from Chicago

I bought these boots as riding boots for a girl scout camp, even though I'm only 12 years old. I used them well this summer, then had another camping trip about a month ago. After hiking for two days in them, my foot was bleeding, I had 3 blisters, and a numb big toe. It turns out I have nerve damage and had to wear tennis shoes for three weeks. Cute boots, but I promptly chucked them out the window in anger. Tennis shoes don't go with anything!

Overall Rated:2 stars!

Comfort Rated:2 stars!

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June 15, 2006

Bill C

from Charlotte, NC

Paper thin leather. They absolutely do not breathe, making them very sweaty. I have had a pair for 3 years. The leather has worn clean through in one place. Good points - they don't scuff floors, and they take a great shine.

Brands I'd also recommend: Altama, Bates, Danner

Overall Rated:2 stars!

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March 20, 2006

John C

from chicago

Docs gone bad - They used to be made in England and now they are not. So, they send them to be made in Asia to save money but the quality of the boot is now terrible. So, they saved money, but the boot costs the same and quality is worse. This is my last pair.

Overall Rated:2 stars!

Comfort Rated:2 stars!

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December 26, 2012

R5bales

from Phoenix

I agree with the reviewer who said this boot looked like something out of Walmart. The leather looked like vinyl, felt like vinyl and behaved like vinyl. They felt clunky when I tried them on because there was no give in the leather. These Chinese made boots are at a low price point, but they are not the same English made boots we wore in the '90s. I am one who would rather pay a higher price for quality than a lower price for a substandard product.

Overall Rated:1 stars!

Comfort Rated:1 stars!

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January 25, 2011

Christian C

from Kansas City, Kansas

Very disappointed in the latest pair of Dr Marten 1460's. I have owned several pair of these boots all were excellent with the exception of the last pair I purchased. The sole began to separate on the left boot after owning them for 3 months. I appreciate Zappos generous return policy. These used to be a quality work boot that I would were for years. I am wondering if Dr Marten's quality control is going down. Have they changed the manufacturing process or location? If Dr Martens is going to produce crap like this then they need to cut the price by more than half. When the boots are back in stock I will reorder. If I get another bad pair, I will be leaving the brand.

Overall Rated:1 stars!

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January 13, 2011

Anonymous

from Union, IL.

I love the color! They come with 2 pairs of laces. One pair is black & the other is yellow. The comfort is an issue. I'm short (4'11") and the height of the boot is probably not ideal for me. They push into my calf and it is very painful. I assume this would get better after they are broken in. Also, they are very snug around the area of the foot just behind the bridge, but again I think this issue would be resolved after they are broken in because of the stretching of the leather. The width of the bridge is nice if you have wider feet. I have noticed the sizing seems to run very large. I normally can wear a girl's size 3 up to a woman's size 5. I purchased the size 5 (obviously). Overall, I think they are made to wear well, but I personally was very disappointed in the fit.

Overall Rated:1 stars!

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October 25, 2010

Eve P

from Cleveland Heights, Ohio

Total thumbs down. The boots would be perfect if they were not designed for Fred Flintstone. I have wide feet, I was swimming in these. I tried a size smaller than I usually wear; the length was okay but the laces were all the way tightened and they still had wiggle room. I think the shoes would have fit me, but this was a boot shopping trip.

Overall Rated:1 stars!

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February 28, 2007

Matt S

from New York

What happened to my old friend? - I bought a pair of 14 eyelet Docs back in 1987, when I was young and thought I was cool. I wore them for 20 years off and on. I walked out of Ground Zero on 9/11 and for 9 hours more until I got home. I had to throw them out, with a tear in my eye, because the strain had finally destroyed them. I bought a new pair, hoping to have my foot friend back, only to find that Dr. Martens were no longer made in the UK, rather they had been made in Thailand. These boots LOOK like Docs, but they are made like a $10 Rolex. Where my old Docs still had treading on the sole after 20 years, I can dent the sole of these boots with my finger. What happened to the boots that took me through HS and out of Ground Zero?

Overall Rated:1 stars!

Comfort Rated:1 stars!

Style Rated:1 stars!

 

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November 30, 2006

Anonymous

from NYC

Disappointment - They look cool but they just don't seem to fit my feet! They are really uncomfortable. They feel too narrow in the toe and instep and too big in the heel. I can't even stick it out long enough to see if they break in.

Overall Rated:1 stars!

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March 30, 2005

Katherine L

from San Jose, California

Royal takeover - I have nothing but good feelings about Zappo.com. The problem I have is with the brand of shoe I bought. I have owned Dr. Martens for over 25 years. Enjoying and being comfortable, with my work it is important and I wear nothing else. However, when I received my last pair, just weeks ago, I was very disappointed. First, they were made in China, second they are not the quality of leather as my other boots, and finally they are so uncomfortable that I haven't been able to work in them. I have a lump on my leg wear they bruised me and the lump has not gone away in 3 weeks. I love Zappo.com, but won't be buying Dr. Martens unless they go back to quality materials and tradition.

Overall Rated:1 stars!

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January 18, 2005

Anonymous

from Honolulu, Hawaii

The made in China fit is not the same as made in England - Doc Marten's have been my work shoe for 10 years at a restaurant...have enjoyed owning at least 5 pairs. But this one made in China is uncomfortable from the start and is abrasive at the back of the heel. Definitely won't cut it when your on your feet 7 hours. I'm in the process of returning this pair. I just have to search for another great work shoe.

Brands I'd also recommend: nothing beats the original Dr. Martens

Overall Rated:1 stars!

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January 13, 2005

Pascal

 

I've just bought my 5th pair of Dr. Martens boots (1460)and did not manage to break them in. I was feeling something really strange with them, really uncomfortable. Something really changed... Is it because it's made in China, now? (by the way, the price we pay hasn't decreased).

Brands I'd also recommend: UK made ones

Overall Rated:1 stars!

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December 29, 2004

Erik

from Colorado

You're better off with a cheap pair of boots - ...I just bought this boot recently and to my dismay I realized that it no longer says "Made in England" on the sole of the boot. It seems that Dr. Marten has moved all production to China. I have also found that because of this change, many people seem to be put off by the quality of the boot...

Brands I'd also recommend: Duct tape

Overall Rated:1 stars!

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January 27, 2004

Angela

from New York

I have been wearing this style of boot since the early 80's (oh yes, still a diehard Punk at heart). This is my 4 pair, the first two wore beautifully. Broke in easy, lasted a long time and were very comfy! However, this last pair I bought in 2003 was a waste of money and time. I have had the hardest time breaking them in. They are uncomfortable, my feet hurt in them and the laces break too easily now. I don't know what Doc's did. I guess they sold out to the Fashion Trends but they are NOT what they used to be. So I switched to Caterpillars. Much more bang for the buck, more comfy, don't need to break them in and my feet don't hurt!

Brands I'd also recommend: Caterpiller

Overall Rated:1 stars!

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July 21, 2014

Anonymous

from Tennessee

I have a wide foot, the size 6 length wise was perfect but not width...size 7 way too big. What is up with shoe companies not offering half sizes!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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June 18, 2014

Anonymous

 

Every person I've talked to has said that breaking in docs was a huge pain but that the end result always made it worth it. For me breaking them in was super easy and only took about a week. All I did was put some balsam on them and then wear them all the time. I originally got these boots because I needed something slip resistant for a kitchen job. However, they didn't really do that great of a job of being slip resistant. That wasn't a big deal to me though because after they got dirty on my first day I realized I cared too much about them. These boots look great and I'm hoping to wear them for years.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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